Adios: La Sirena Gorda closed, not reopening

Downtown Sanford eatery La Sirena Gorda (The Fat Mermaid) closed permanently last week.

The Mexican restaurant, located at 118 S Palmetto , did not open last Thursday (March 31), according to an employee. The restaurant’s Facebook page says the establishment is permanently closed.

The building’s landlord, Kim House, confirmed the restaurant’s closing.  House said she currently is in negotiations to lease the space.